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HB 2314 Virginia Personnel Act; equal pay for equal work, policy of the Commonwealth.

Introduced by: Jennifer B. Boysko | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Virginia Personnel Act; equal pay for equal work; policy of the Commonwealth. Provides that it is the policy of the Commonwealth that there shall be no discrimination between state employees on the basis of sex by paying wages to state employees at a rate less than the rate at which it pays wages to state employees of the opposite sex for equal work on jobs, the performance of which requires equal skill, effort, and responsibility, and which are performed under similar working conditions, except where such payment is made pursuant to (i) a seniority system, (ii) a merit system, (iii) a system that measures earnings by quantity or quality of production, or (iv) a differential based on any other factor other than sex. The bill also requires the Department of Human Resource Management to establish and administer a program to ensure equal pay for equal work to state employees in all incidents of employment as provided in the Virginia Personnel Act. The bill contains technical amendments.


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